<em>Prayer-book</em>, 1772. Silver, 6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in. (17 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by S. Ralph Lazrus, 49.228.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.228.4_bw.jpg)

Prayer-book

Medium: Silver

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Dates:1772

Dimensions: 6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in. (17 x 12.1 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 8B

Accession Number: 49.228.4

Image: 49.228.4_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Prayer-book with repoussé silver cover. Cover and back repoussé with a central cartouche enclosing a crowned heart beneath a drapery-festooned canopy with baskets of blossoms. Below, two stylized motifs including birds and baskets of fruit or blossoms. Silver clasps. Holiday prayer-book for the entire year published in Venice, dated 1772. Condition: Good. One clasp is missing. Prayer-book binding broken.

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